@atlantl: on licensing IP cores: IP components are licensed not only by Xilinx but from its partners. It depends on the particular function whether there is a fee. Typically, all the embedded IP is provided as part of the Xilinx design tools and ready to use to build embedded systems. A Xilinx IP-core (LogiCore) is supported for multiple families and clearly specified in the documentation and the tools.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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